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* 1.Do you have one year of specialized experience equivalent to at least the GS-14 level in the Federal service performing IT enterprise/agency-wide functions that include strategic planning, requirements definition, and business case design? Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 2.Do you hold a certification in program management, such as the Program Management Professional (PgMP), Department of Homeland Security Program Manager Certification, or the Defense Acquisition Workforce Improvement Act (DAWIA) Program Manager certification? Please submit a copy of the certification.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 3.From the list below, select the response(s) that describe your strategic planning experience. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. I have written strategic plans for enterprise / agency-wide programs.
  2. I have experience in planning programs that deliver training systems.
  3. I have experience in planning programs that deliver Internet based training.
  4. I have experience in planning programs that deliver an enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems.
  5. I have experience in planning programs that support enterprise needs.
  6. None of the above.


* 4.From the list below, select the response(s) that describe your written communication experience in preparing project documentation. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. I have written business cases for projects.
  2. I have written project charters for projects.
  3. I have written requirements documents for projects.
  4. I have written cost estimates for projects.
  5. I have written project management plans for projects.
  6. I have written risk management plans for projects.
  7. I have written operational support and/or transition plans for projects.
  8. I have assisted others in the development and / or review of the above documents.
  9. None of the above.


* 5.From the list below, select the responses that describe your leadership experience. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. I have managed enterprise/ agency-wide programs.
  2. I have been responsible for executive level communications regarding enterprise / agency-wide programs.
  3. I have managed budgets for enterprise / agency-wide programs.
  4. I have established program goals and timelines.
  5. I have significant experience presenting business cases to executive level audiences.
  6. None of the above.


* 6.From the list below, select the Federal laws you have utilized in performing your work. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.
  2. Privacy Act.
  3. Federal Records Act.
  4. Federal Acquisition Regulation.
  5. Federal Information Security Management Act.
  6. None of the above.


* 7.From the list below, select the Federal acquisition activities you have performed from cradle-to-grave. Please ensure that your response is supported by your resume.
  1. Performance-Based Statements of Work (PBSOWs).
  2. Independent Government Cost Estimates (IGCEs).
  3. Quality Assurance Surveillance Plans (QASPs).
  4. Contract modifications.
  5. Monitoring and assessing contractor performance.
  6. Federal Contracting Officer's Representative (COR) certification.
  7. None of the above.


* 8.From the statements below,select the statement(s) that describe your communications and reporting experience. Please ensure your response is supported by your resume.
  1. I have experience developing complex written program reports on an organizational program or project.
  2. I have experience creating program metrics, key performance indicators, and/or dashboards.
  3. I have experience delivering oral presentations for programs to groups of more than 20 people.
  4. I have experience preparing oral presentations for programs to groups of more than 20 people.
  5. I have experience communicating verbally showing diplomacy and tact in a highly charged situation.
  6. None of the above.


* 9.Have you had to communicate verbally showing diplomacy and tact in a highly charged situation?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 10.I have thoroughly reviewed the 'How to Apply/Required Documents' & 'Qualifications' sections of this Vacancy Announcement to determine which supplemental documents to submit. This may include: Transcripts to verify undergraduate/graduate education; SF-50 if I am a current/former Federal employee; DD214 if I am a veteran (and SF-15/VA Letter if applicable), etc. I understand that failure to fax or upload required documents by the vacancy announcement's closing date may result in loss of consideration.
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 11.I certify that, to the best of my knowledge and belief, ALL of the information provided on this application is true, accurate, and complete, and that this application for employment is made in good faith. I understand that a false statement on any part of this application may be grounds for not hiring me or for firing me after I begin work. I also understand that I may be punished by fine or imprisonment for falsification of my employment application (18 USC 1001). I understand that information I give may be investigated as allowed by law or Executive order. Do you understand and agree to all the above?
  1. Yes
  2. No


* 12.How did you learn about this position?
  1. Private information service
  2. Magazine
  3. Newspaper
  4. Radio
  5. TV
  6. Poster
  7. Private Employment Office
  8. State Employment Office (Unemployment Office)
  9. Agency Human Resources Department (Bulletin board or other announcement)
  10. Agency or other Federal government recruitment at school or college
  11. Federal, state or local Job Information Center
  12. Religious organization
  13. College, University or career placement counselor
  14. Friend or relative working for this agency
  15. Friend or relative not working for this agency
  16. USAJOBS
  17. Professional Association
  18. Publication
  19. Career Fair (Please state the name of the Career Fair under Other)
  20. Conference (Please state the name of the Conference under Other)
  21. College Event (Please state the name of the College Event under Other)
  22. Other






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